Gladwell explains how an expert's ability to "thin slice" can be corrupted by their likes and dislikes, prejudices, and stereotypes (even unconscious ones).Two particular forms of unconscious bias Gladwell discusses are implicit association tests and psychological priming.What is the structure of a particular culture and how is it different from other culture order. These are the questions often asked about humanity and in the book “outliers” by Malcolm Gladwell he explains what we question about in depth and it explains everything in a sociological perspective.In the book “outliers” one of the chapters takes a glance at the reality that a astonishing amount of numbers of the most dominant and successful corporate lawyers in New York City have approximately the exact same biography: they are Jewish men, born in the Bronx or Brooklyn in...Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant--in the blink of an eye--that actually aren't as simple as they seem.
In the introduction, Gladwell basically gave a summary of a town called Roseto.
Gladwell also mentions that sometimes having too much information can interfere with the accuracy of a judgment, or a doctor's diagnosis.
The American Revolution officially comes to an end when representatives of the United States, Great Britain, Spain and France sign the Treaty of Paris on this day in 1783.
The signing signified America’s status as a free nation, as Britain formally recognized the independence of its 13 former American colonies,...
The American flag was flown in battle for the first time on this day in 1777, during a Revolutionary War skirmish at Cooch’s Bridge, Delaware.
In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us.
Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within.
How do our brains really work-in the office, in the classroom, in the kitchen, and in the bedroom?
And why are the best decisions often those that are impossible to explain to others?
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